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ISBN13: 9780714839424
ISBN10: 0714839426
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The Descent from the Cross, or Deposition, is the last act in the human drama of Christ's mission on Earth. The pathos of the scene has captured the imagination of artists from every age, and this book presents a chronological sequence of over 100 versions of the event selected from masterpieces of all periods by the great artists.

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Part of a series inspired by key events in the New Testament, this book presents a sequence of over 100 great works of art depicting the moving final scene of Christ's earthly sojourn - the removal of His body from the Cross.

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ISBN:
9780714839424
Author:
Phaidon Press
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Author:
Phaidon Press
Author:
Editors, Of Phaidon Press
Author:
Editors of Phaidon Press
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Christian art and symbolism
Subject:
Spirituality in art
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Religious
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Art, Religious
Copyright:
Series Volume:
3137
Publication Date:
20060928
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.40x5.62x.95 in. .98 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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